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Short film of women doing self-defence moves in 1947 is badass (VIDEO)

Nantale Muwonge


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Demonstrative self-defence video from 1947 is a reminder of how strong women really are

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I'm ashamed to say that watching Mary Parker flip a man over her back and slam him onto the floor is the best thing I've seen today. Particularly because she's wearing heels.

Just walking in heels can be a challenge sometimes, but in this short film, Judo Jymnastics, Parker completely dominates her sparring partner, Lou Leonard, without even breaking a sweat. Now we just need the internet to remix it and add "Finish him!" to the video.

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